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  • [Mood Riffs] Fascist Style

    [Mood Riffs] Fascist Style

    Adolf Hitler is remembered for a number of reasons, but we don’t ever recall one of them being a beauty consultant.

     
  • [Mood Riffs] Bull- and Bear-Market Burgers

    [Mood Riffs] Bull- and Bear-Market Burgers

    Are you in the mood for an angry burger?

     
  • [Social Mood Watch] Know This Book? Don’t Hide That Sly Grin…

    [Social Mood Watch] Know This Book? Don’t Hide That Sly Grin…

    Why has the desire for love given way to the desire for sex?

     
  • [Article] Game of Thrones Feeds Society’s Macabre Appetite

    [Article] Game of Thrones Feeds Society’s Macabre Appetite

    “Definitive morals and heroes accompany a bull market; blurred morals and mixed heroes accompany a bear market.”

     
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    [Article] Higher Tuition: Is it Finally “Enough”?

    Includes the latest developments in the education bubble and student loan debt.

     
  • [Article] Glenn Beck’s Goodbye

    [Article] Glenn Beck’s Goodbye

    Glenn Beck had a meteoric rise to the top of cable news. He doubled his audience in 2008, and by early 2009 had more viewers for his 5 p.m. show than all his competitors combined. His popularity extended beyond the tube — with six straight number-one bestsellers and a massive “Restoring Honor” rally in Washington, D.C. Now — all of a sudden — Glenn Beck can’t buy a break. Glenn Beck’s sponsors started to pull out in mid-2009, his past two books failed to hit number one, his ratings endured the steepest drop of any cable news show during the period, and his “Restoring Honor” rally became the brunt of jokes and parodies. How did Glenn Beck go from accolades to insignificance in such a short period of time?

     
  • [Article] Post-Crash Reality: From Houses as Assets to Houses as Utilitarian Goods

    [Article] Post-Crash Reality: From Houses as Assets to Houses as Utilitarian Goods

    Much has changed in America’s housing recently. Yet the most dramatic shift may be the market’s move away from the realm of speculative investment, and back to a place to call home. It’s likely that you (or someone you know) understand this from first-hand experience. No surprise there; EWI has been predicting the shift for over a decade. Now, friend of the Institute Peter Atwater takes a fresh look at these connections. One of the most practical reasons to look at any market through the eyes of its participants is to envision the surprising possibilities for the future.